Category: Art

Japan Swapping Ancient Statues for 3D Printed Buddhas

In Japan, ancient Buddhist temples dot the landscape. Many of these cultural treasures also house priceless religious antiquities. The valuable Buddha statues, however, have proven tempting to thieves, inspiring a rather unique collaboration between students…

3D Printable Jigsaw Chair

World-renowned artist Joris Laarman uses 3D printing to create much of his work. His exhibition at the Friedman Benda in New York City features many of his elaborate furniture concepts, including a bench and some…

3D Printed Great Pyramid of Giza

The MakerBot Academy has recently released a content pack that’s designed to give students an inside look at one of the oldest and largest pyramids. The content pack gives students a look into the ancient…

3D Printer Hacked to Create Tattoo Robot

The French Ministry of Culture recently hosted an event known as the “Public Domain Remix.” Its students were each given the task to hack and recreate an electronic device in the allotted 8 hours. One…

The Art of 3D Printed Brainwaves

This just might be the closest we can get to actually visualizing human emotions. Artist Ion Popian has taken mind mapping to a whole new level, combining technology that maps emotions with 3D printing to…

3D Print Your Own Camera Stabilizer

Thanks to 3D printing, a little bit of creativity, and the idea of a few young, sports enthusiasts, it is now possible to take digital footage without the shaky features that come with using a…